Materials Available for Genealogical Research at the North Dakota State Archives and Historical Research Library, Bismarck, North Dakota
Web site: http://www.state.nd.us/hist/sal.htm
1850 Minnesota census includes Pembina County
1850 and 1857 Pembina County
1860, 1870 and 1880 Dakota Territory, all indexed
1885 Dakota Territory, Northern half only, Index on Library web site
1890 North Dakota Civil War veterans and widows, not indexed
1900 North Dakota Soundex indes
1910 North Dakota, not indexed
1915 North Dakota, not indexed
1920 North Dakota Soundex indexed
1925 North Dakota, not indexed
Indian Census for North Dakota Reservations 1885-1939, variable indexing
Historical Data Project on Early Settlers in North Dakota
Gathered in the 1930s through personal interviews, are organized
by county and by individual name.
Oral History Project
Consists of taped interviews conducted from 1974 trrought
These records document individuals who resided in North Dakota and who became, or applied to become, citizens of the the United States between 1873 and 1952.
Land Office Tract Books
List first entries for public land, Not indexed. Does not contain homestead files.
Note: Most information on land can be obtained at the
County Register of Deeds Offices in the North Dakota counties
Located at the
Division of Vital Records, Department of Health, 600 East Boulevard
Avenue, Bismarck, ND 58505
Has registration and certification of all vital events within the state which lncludes births, deaths, fetal deaths, marriages and divorces.
Births and Deaths 1893-1895, 1899 to Present
Copies of [Marriage Records July 1, 1925 to Present. County Judge's have the original records.
Divorce transcripts since July 1, 1949
An index to death and marriage records can be found in the
State Historical Society of North Dakota reading room.
A large collection of North Dakota newspapers are on microfilm
at the State Historical Society of North Dakota. See the following web
page for a list of newspapers on microfilm
County Plat Books and Atlases
Dating from 1884 show land ownership by township.
Pioneer Mothers Project
Contains family histories, biographical materials, obituaries
and a few lineage charts,. Indexed by individual name.
Histories on just about all counties in North Dakota. Not
all books are indexed.
Dating from 1884 on microfilm
From the larger cities of the state dating from 1879
Indexes only. No passengers lists
Cemetery lists for many of the counties in North Dakota